We all know that sleep plays a huge role in our lives, affecting our mood, outlook and health. Getting a good night’s sleep helps refresh and restore our organ systems and also helps us regulate important hormones in our body. In this piece, Caitlin Townsend shares more about why sleep matters when it comes to your fertility.
Finding a fertility doctor (also called a “reproductive endocrinologist”) you trust and who understands your specific case and needs, is a hugely important part of the infertility treatment process. Dr. Ellen Goldstein shares some tips on when to find an RE, how to know if they’re a good fit and what types of questions to ask.
Infertility can put stress on even the strongest marriages. In this piece, Rena Gower LCSW shares why infertility can wreck havoc on your love life, how sex for fun is different than sex for conception, and how to stay connected with your partner during the ups and downs of testing, treatments and all things trying to conceive.
In the U.S. it is estimated that about 10 million women are affected by PCOS. These are big numbers for a condition that has such a profound impact on a woman’s fertility, yet the support for it is so lacking. In this piece, Lyndsey Clabby of MyMindBodyBaby shares what you need to know if you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS.